From LOCAL 12/WKRC-TV:
Upgrades are coming to the region’s largest affordable housing provider. Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority or CMHA says it’s starting to address more than $190 million in much-needed improvements. This will impact the lives of families in our spotlight on childhood poverty a Cincinnati Crisis.
Julian Williams showed us around his new place. “Not everything is where it needs to be. Yeah a great many things that are still packed,” Williams said.
Williams, his wife and two teenagers moved out of their Sutter View apartment into a temporary one – because their place is on the renovation list. The new Sutter View complex will have 100 nice units undergo a facelift at the cost of $14 million.
CMHA said this is just the start of a $190 million renovation paid for by the rental assistance demonstration, or RAD, program
“It’s not just bricks and sticks, we are going to make the properties nicer and some of the capital improvements is how are we helping to improve and change people’s lives through bricks and sticks,” said CMHA President Greg Johnson.
Read LOCAL 12/WKRC-TV's article "Housing authority investing $190 million in much-needed improvements," featuring the Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority.